Weston Park

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Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Telford,
Shropshire, TF11 8LE

01952 852100

01952 850430


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Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open 28th May - 4th Sept; daily; 10.30 - 6pm

Parties/Coaches: Yes


Group Appointment: Yes

Yes. Group rates for parties of 12+. Park & Gardens: Adult £3; Over 60s £2.50; Child £2. House, Park & Gardens: Adult £4.50; Over 60s £4; Child £3.50.

House Open for Viewing: Yes

Dates as Park; 1pm - 5pm, last admission 4.30pm. House closed on Sats

National Garden Scheme days: Yes

10th July

Best Times of Year to Visit:

July - Aug

To see:
Admission Prices

House, Park & Gardens: Adult & Over 60s £6; Child (3-14 years) £5; Extra charge for miniature railway. Group rates. Adult £4; Over 60s £4; Child £3 - House additional charge £2. Private House tours - see own website for details

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: Yes
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Lavatories: Yes
Plants for Sale: No
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Lunches: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: Yes
Other Facilities & Comments:

Adventure Playground, Miniature Railway, Museum, Deer Park. Parkland Walk - 7th Mar and Spring Walk - 11th Apr. Garden Tours: 13th June, 4th July, 1st Aug & 5th Sept. Spring Horse trials: 9th - 11th Apr. International Horse Trials: 8th - 10th Oct Midland Game Fair: 18th & 19th Sept. many other events; check own website for details.

Garden Features & Events

The Silver Vault (which is in the House). A Yew Maze is being developed. Many special events throughout the year - see Weston Park website.

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:

The Mount Hotel


The Hundred House Hotel

Inns & Pubs:
Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Telford Town Centre Ironbridge Hoo Farm Wedgwood

Description of Garden

The magnificent House, which dates from 1671, is surrounded by 1,000 acres of parkland containing formal gardens, a 19th century Italianate parterre, to the south and west side of the house, and leading to sweeping lawns, a hermit's cave, Tear Drop garden and the Rose Walk. Further on are to be found the Pleasure Grounds, with a conservatory, Church Pool and Temple Wood where the Grade I listed Paine's Bridge and two of the park's other follies, also designed by him, are situated. Impressive collection of rhododendrons and azaleas and many magnificent trees.

History Of Garden

Built for and owned by the Bridgeman family, the Earls of Bradford. The Estate is now in the care of the Weston Park Foundation, created in 1986.

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